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Financial advisor assures Augusta is fit to borrow for cyber parking garage

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:01pm

Augusta’s financial adviser presented a rosy picture with a few areas for improvement as the city prepares a $12 million bond sale to finance construction of a parking deck in support of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord

Liquor reported stolen from delivery truck

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:26pm

The driver of a delivery truck reported two cases of vodka were stolen while he was making a delivery on Thursday. Read more

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McDuffie school board votes to keep Ridings at Thomson

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:11pm
News Sports High school

THOMSON – The McDuffie County Board of Education voted Thursday night to keep Rob Ridings as Thomson’s head football coach. Read more

Staff Writer Photos David Lee

Gunman at Jefferson County hospital in custody

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:37pm

A Wrens man is in custody after entering Jefferson Hospital with a handgun, assaulting an employee and standing off with Louisville police officers Thursday afternoon. Read more

News & Farmer Parish Howard

Fatal shooting reported in Thomson

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 6:51pm

Local and state law enforcement officials are on the scene of a fatal shooting in Thomson. Read more

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Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Slaby to retire

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 4:55pm

After decades of service, Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Richard A. Slaby has decided to retire this year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Robotics demos Saturday features area school teams

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 4:06pm

Students from the Augusta area will converge Saturday on Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse to showcase their talents in a STEM outreach and robotics event. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Mother and daughter will get degrees from AU on Friday

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 3:11pm

When Lisa Cundey watches her daughter, Marie Cundey, graduate with her doctor of physical therapy degree from Augusta University on Friday, she’ll have a seat that no other parent will have at James Brown Arena. Lisa Cundey will be on the floor with the other graduates, receiving her master of arts in teaching. Read more

Correspondent Photos Charmain Brackett

Woman admits to stealing from elderly patient

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 2:16pm

An Augusta woman who stole nearly $2,000 from an elderly personal care home patient pleaded guilty Thursday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Local tutoring company celebrates 30th anniversary

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:55pm
News Business

There’s no shortage of tutoring services in the metro Augusta these days. But it wasn’t that way back in May 1987 when Misty Gleason and her husband opened their Sylvan Learning Center franchise. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Damon Cline

Richmond County school teacher indicted

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:31pm

A Richmond County school teacher has been indicted on a single count of sexual assault by person with supervisory authority.

Read more Staff Writer Sandy Hodson

Vogtle discussion heat up at Georgia PSC hearing

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:21pm

The Georgia Public Service Commission held a contentious hearing Thursday to review the Plant Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report for the second half of 2016, including an opening salvo of public comment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Man accused of bringing contraband inside prison

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 12:53pm

mw; little more addedA former guard at Augusta State Medical Prison has been indicted on a number of felony charges for allegedly taking marijuana and tobacco to sell to inmates.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Pedestrian suffers ‘life threatening’ injuries after being hit by vehicle

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 12:45pm

A pedestrian suffered what appeared to be “life threatening” injuries after being struck by a vehicle this morning at the intersection of Bobby Jones Expressway and Peach Orchard Road, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Water back on after main break on Rollingwood Drive

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:44am

Water is back on but not at full pressure after an overnight main break on Rollingwood Drive in south Augusta.

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Traffic accident in downtown Augusta

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 9:53am

A vehicle crash this morning in downtown Augusta blocked traffic. The incident occurred at the intersection of Reynolds and 10th streets around 8 a.m.

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